The 2006 Bar Examiners from UST

POLITICAL & INTERNATIONAL LAW. Atty. Salvador B. Lao finished his Bachelor of Laws cum laude and of Arts magna cum laude both at the University of Santo Tomas (UST). He is the founding partner and head of the Lao Veloso Lao Law Offices and a trustee of the UST Law Alumni Foundation, Inc. He has been a professor of law both at the UST Faculty of Civil Law and at Chang Kai Shek College. In 2006, he received The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni Award in Law.  He was also the president of the World Association of Law Professors.

Photo from e-library @ LAW. SC Associate Justice Bernardo P. Pardo (Ret.) finished law at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1955. He was appointed to the High Court in 1998. He was a former Chairman of the Commission on Elections, Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals, and Regional Trial Court Judge. He served the Office of the Solicitor General from 1962 to 1971. A fellow of the Academy and International Law, Southwestern Legal Foundation, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, USA, he was the Political Law examiner in the 1971 Bar Examinations. He was a member of the Arbitration Panel in three cases: MWSS vs. Maynilad, Philippine International Air Terminals Co., Inc. vs. Government of the Republic of the Philippines, and Honeywell International, Inc. (USA) vs. Republic of the Philippines. He is the 1992 Chief Justice Cayetano Arellano Awardee as Most Outstanding RTC Judge.

LEGAL ETHICS & PRACTICAL EXERCISES. Senior DCA Zenaida N. Elepaño graduated from the Faculty of Civil Law cum laude and College of Liberal Arts summa cum laude at the UST. After private law practice from 1967 to 1988, she joined the Judiciary as Regional Trial Court Judge and later on was appointed Deputy Court Administrator in 1995. She was Acting Court Administrator from February to September 2001. She currently holds numerous positions in the Supreme Court, including that of Vice-Chair of the Justice on Wheels Committee, of the Department of Legal Method and Research of the Philippine Judicial Academy, and of the Selection and Promotion Board for Lowers Courts. She is principal lecturer and trainor of the Total Quality Management for Trial Courts and Caseflow Management. She is also a lecturer on Court Management Administration, Women’s and Children’s Rights, Civil Law of the Philippines, Legal and Judicial Ethics, Gender Issues, Procedural Law before Family Courts, and the  Juvenile Justice System.


About this entry